Tagged: puerto rico

Soon to Launch Challenger Bank Zenus Bank Selects NICE Solution for AML/KYC

Digital challenger bank Zenus Bank wants to be one of the first banks in the United States to service a global clientele. The San Juan based operation is said to be nearing launch, currently scheduled for Q4 of 2019, and in advance of this event,… Read More

Crypto Friendly Digital Bank Arival Accepting Investment Reservations on SeedInvest for Upcoming Crowdfunding Round

Digital challenger bank Arival is now accepting reservations for preferred stock on SeedInvest. Arival will be a crypto-friendly bank – unlike most traditional banks in the United States which tend to be crypto-averse. The bank was founded on the notion that banks in many places… Read More

Crypto Investor and Entrepreneur Brock Pierce Plans First Qualified Opportunity Zone in Puerto Rico

Iconoclastic crypto-preneur Brock Peirce is taking advantage of new legislation enacted in Puerto Rico to help rebuild the island since Hurrican Maria hit it hard. Recently, the Governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rossello has signed into law a bill that creates Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ)…. Read More

Puerto Rico Financial Commissioner George Joyner: “There’s a space for virtual assets that won’t go away”

George Joyner has Puerto Rico in his blood. The Commissioner of the Office of Financial Institutions is a veteran player who has spent his whole career in the fast-growing banking and, latterly, FinTech industry in the US territory of Puerto Rico, with the exception of… Read More

Kinetic International Launches Blockchain Based Trading Platform

Kinetic International is the new kid on the banking block. After years of diligent wading through a complex and often trying regulatory approval process, Kinetic CEO Michael Williams heads up the first international private bank that is both fully compliant with US banking regulations (it… Read More

GoFundMe Launches Centralized Hub For Campaigns Dedicated to Hurricane Maria Relief

Following Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact on Puerto Rico, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it has launched a centralized hub for campaigns dedicated to those affected by the massive storm. “Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico as a category 4 storm and has devastated the island. In response,… Read More

Music Sensation Ricky Martin Launches Hurricane Maria Relief Initiative on YouCaring

Over the weekend, music sensation and Puerto Rican native Ricky Martin has launched a Hurrican Maria Relief campaign on crowdfunding platform YouCaring to help those affected by the devastating storm. While sharing details about the initiative, Martin stated: “Puerto Rico is going through one of the toughest… Read More

Biz2Credit Announces Partnership With Oriental Bank to Expand Online Access for Small Business Financing in Puerto Rico

Biz2Credit announce on Thursday it has formed a partnership with Puerto Rico’s Oriental Bank to help develop a digital lending platform for the bank’s commercial clients. According to the Biz2Credit, Oriental Bank will be considered the first bank in Puerto Rico to engage commercial clients through… Read More

Crowdfund Insider Mailbox

Quikfix Holdings (UK), Brigands and Barbarians RPG and Steel Bridge Team (Puerto Rico) Keep them coming.  We love to hear about all of your crowdfunding projects. Successful or not we admire each of you that puts for the effort to crowdfund your dream, business or… Read More

Puerto Rico’s First Crowdfunding Site – Antrocket

A group of local entrepreneurs, motivated by the desire to solve their own project financing challenges, have launched Antrocket.com, Puerto Rico’s first rewards based crowdfunding platform. “We want to redesign society with Antrocket by promoting collaboration, accountability and transparency. We figure that, if we act more like… Read More

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